Aircraft Photo of G-ALWE | Vickers 701 Viscount | BEA - British European Airways | #7581
Registration / Serial:G-ALWE
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 701 Viscount
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways
C/n (msn):4
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:20 March 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 7581
Photo Comment

The first production Viscount, "RMA Discovery" of British European Airways, making the first visit to Ringway of a turboprop-powered aircraft - a demonstration to travel agents and other interested parties. Crashed Ringway 15.03.57 - see other photo.

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